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Gelernter Lab and Division of Human Genetics Meetings

  • Weekly Journal Club Meeting – on Tuesday afternoons the Division of Human Genetics gathers to discuss a recent scientific article relevant to the group’s research led by a member of the Division.
  • Weekly Academic Meeting – on Friday mornings the Division of Human Genetics gathers for a scientific presentation of recent scholarly work led by a member of the Division.
  • Weekly Division-wide Meeting – on Wednesday mornings the Division of Human Genetics assembles to discuss recent research progress across all members of the Division’s labs and research staff.
  • Weekly West Haven Investigators meeting – Investigators located at the West Haven campus in the division meet weekly to discuss scientific progress informally on Wednesday morning.

Yale University and West Haven VA Training Opportunities

Dr. Gelernter’s laboratory is active across multiple training programs across Yale University and the West Haven VA. Below is a list of selected training programs that Dr. Gelernter is affiliated with:

Translational Alcohol Research Program (TARP)

T32 AA028259 funded by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Mission: The Translational Alcohol Research Program (TARP) is a two-year program that spans the Yale Schools of Medicine and Public Health including the Departments of Environmental Health Sciences, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Social Behavioral Sciences and Emergency Medicine.

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Research Training Fellowship in Substance Abuse

T32 DA007238 funded by National Institute on Drug Abuse

Mission: To provide post-doctoral trainees (M.D. or Ph.D.) training in research in order to become independent researchers in the drug abuse field.

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Biological Sciences Training Program (BSTP) in Psychiatry:

T32 MH014276 funded by National Institute of Mental Health

Mission: (1) To train post-doctoral fellows in biological and behavioral neurosciences relevant to mental illness and health; (2) To help fill a nationally recognized need of increasing the number of research psychiatrists with a grounding in basic biological sciences; (3) To develop the interest of basic scientists in clinical problems as well as interdisciplinary aspects of their own basic research; (4) To promote cross-fertilization between basic researchers and individuals with clinical experience/expertise.

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VISN 1 New England MIRECC (Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center)

Mission: The mission of the VISN 1 New England MIRECC is to improve mental health treatments and access to services for Veterans with co-occurring addictions and mental illnesses, as well as related issues such as vocational and academic functioning, social support, and medical co-morbidities such as chronic pain.

National Center for PTSD (NC-PTSD)

Mission: The mission of the National Center for PTSD is to advance the clinical care and social welfare of America's Veterans and others who have experienced trauma, or who suffer from PTSD, through research, education, and training in the science, diagnosis, and treatment of PTSD and stress-related disorders.

Training and Career Development Grants

In addition to local institutional training opportunities, trainees in Dr. Gelernter’s laboratory have a strong track record of obtaining mentored training and career development grants from federal and national funding sources. These include: